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(born 14 November 1987) is a professional Luxembourger road cyclist, currently riding for .
therefore took over the overall lead of the race by seven seconds.
The day's early break was formed by Ben
(), Ignatas Konovalovas (Marseille), Thomas Vaoubourzeix (Veranclassic), Roy Curvers () and Loic Chetout (). They never built a lead of more than 4' 30", with several of the teams in the peloton chasing hard. Chetout dropped out of the break, but the remaining riders were able to maintain a decent advantage over the chasing pack. At the "Mur de Montauroux", they still had two minutes' lead.
dropped the remaining riders on the climb and pressed on alone. He admitted after the stage that it had not been his intention to attempt to win the race from the breakaway, but he pushed on, estimating that the peloton behind would be tired. He still had several seconds in hand as he reached the final climb into Seillans and was able to hold the peloton off with a seven second advantage at the finish line, with Jonathan Hivert second and Philippe Gilbert third.
The lead five riders were brought back one-by-one, with the last rider to be caught being Ricardo Mestre of the team, with about to go. Pirazzi attacked on the climb in the hope of gaining more points to the mountains classification – ultimately crossing the summit in first position – but was joined on the descent by 's Ben
soon left Pirazzi behind and was joined by Mestre's team-mate Robert Vrečer. rider Lars Bak also provided assistance to the group within the final , but the trio were ultimately caught. Marco Canola led the field into the final kilometre for , with Degenkolb's lead-out man Luka Mezgec falling to the tarmac on the still-wet roads, meaning Degenkolb had to chase Canola on his own; he caught up with him, and soon sprinted away to his first stage win at the Giro, and his sixth Grand Tour stage win.
By the time that the field had reached the final climb of the day, the "Alt de Collsacreu". At this moment, Albasini stepped up his pace, soloed off the front of the "gruppetto" and quickly distanced himself from his four companions, who had split into two groups of two riders. At first, Delaplace and Edet tried to stay with Albasini, but could not; while Duggan and
decided not to follow the French duo, and would try to fend off the main field if they could. picked up the reins on the front of the peloton, and looked to close in on Duggan and
, who had fallen around a minute behind Albasini with around remaining. Albasini remained well clear into Calella and eventually claimed his first victory for the team, and the team's second in three days after Simon Gerrans' win in Milan–San Remo the previous Saturday. As well as leading the general classification, Albasini held the lead of the mountains classification, after leading over two of the three climbs. Delaplace finished second, 42 seconds in arrears, after dropping Edet in the closing kilometres; Edet finished around half a minute later in third place. The peloton was not far behind; led over the line 18 seconds later by 's Kenny van Hummel, after Duggan and
– the only rider to be passed by van Hummel – were caught in the finishing straight.
Famous Luxembourgish cyclists of the past include Nicolas Frantz, Charly Gaul, François Faber, Andy Schleck and Benoît Joachim of whom the first four won the Tour de France (Frantz having done so twice). Altogether, Luxembourgish cyclists have won the Tour de France five times, ranking Luxembourg fifth overall. Currently, there are five Luxembourgish cyclists on the UCI ProTour, who are Laurent Didier, Bob Jungels, Ben
, Fränk Schleck, and Jempy Drucker.
The overall race victory was decided upon cumulative stage finishes, after ten riders finished both stages in the same time; with a stage win and a second-place finish, Arthur Vichot took honours in both the general classification and the points classification for the team. Second place in the overall standings went to Jesús Herrada () with finishes of fourth and second, while the podium was completed by 's Diego Ulissi, with finishes of fifth and sixth. Finishing fifth overall, Petr Vakoč won the young rider classification for , 2015 race winner Ben
() won the mountains classification, while the teams classification was won by the .
The first stage of the race was won from the breakaway by Ben
(), who was able to defend his race lead in the second stage and take the overall victory in the race. These were the first victories of his professional career. The second stage was won by Luka Mezgec (). Philippe Gilbert (), who finished on the podium both days, won the points classification. The mountains prize was won by Ignatas Konovalovas () and the best young rider was Quentin Pacher (). The best team was .
Luxembourgish euro coins feature three different designs, though they all contain the portrait or effigy of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. The designs, by Yvette
-Claire, also contain the 12 stars of the EU flag, the year of imprint and the name of the country in the Luxembourgish language: "Lëtzebuerg". Luxembourg does not mint its own coins. The Koninklijke Nederlandse Munt (Royal Dutch Mint), in Utrecht, the Netherlands, produced Luxembourgish coins dated 2002–2004 and again from 2009 onward. Mint of Finland, in Helsinki, Finland, produced the coins dated 2005–2006. Monnaie de Paris (Mint of Paris), in Pessac, France, produced coins dated 2007-2008.
The stage was raced briskly. After of racing, a nine-man breakaway went away, with leading the chase in defence of Gastauer's yellow jersey. The breakaway riders were Johan Le Bon (), Maxim Belkov (), Yannick Martinez (), Anthony Turgis (), Nikolay Mihaylov (), Ignatas Konovalovas (), Julien Guay (), Antoine Demoitié (Wallonie - Bruxelles) and Serge Dewortelaer (Veranclassic - Ekoï). Turgis attempted to drive the pace on the climb of "Col de la Grange" before the finish, but he was not able to distance the pelton. The last of the escapees to be caught was Le Bon, who rode solo into the final with a lead of over a minute. He was caught soon afterwards, as the peloton reached the "Côte des Tuilières". On the climb, Davide Rebellin (), a former champion in the race, attacked along with Julien Loubet , but they were caught by shortly after the summit. Luka Mezgec () was among the riders to be dropped on the climb, but he was able to bridge across from the chase group into the peloton, now reduced to 30 riders. His teammate Chad Haga led him out in the sprint, and he was able to beat Philippe Gilbert () to the line, with Baptiste Planckaert () in third place.
finished in the peloton and took the overall victory, the first stage race win of his professional career.
Following an early, yet unsuccessful, attack from Cédric Pineau of , a quintet of riders – 's Michael Albasini, rider Ben
, Timmy Duggan of , 's Nicolas Edet and rider Anthony Delaplace – made the primary breakaway from the field, just as they moved into the village of Arbúcies for the first intermediate sprint of the race. The five riders managed to extend their advantage over the main field to in excess of six minutes at one point during the stage, which was run in largely dry conditions apart from the second categorised climb – of three during the stage – of the first-category "Coll Formic", where the riders were met by wet conditions with hail also falling. The breakaway's advantage had been cut to around three and a half minutes as the main field moved over the climb at "Coll Formic", but the quintet managed to put more time into the pack, after their pace relented slightly. Their gap almost topped four minutes once again, before and the forced the cause from the field, and again the time between the groups dwindled.
The team's winning ways continued at Paris–Nice in March. Goss won the field sprint finish to stage 3, after narrowly missing a victory in stage 2, maneuvering around riders who fell after 's Peter Sagan crashed on the course's final sharp turn. In the mountainous stage 5, Martin finished with the first group on the road to assume fourth place at the end of the day, ten seconds down on race leader Andreas Klöden. This was an advantageous position with the stage 6 individual time trial to come; Martin was viewed as a favorite for the time trial. The next day, Martin handily won the time trial, with only five riders finishing within a minute of his winning time. He took the race lead, with a 36-second lead over Klöden in the overall standings. His advantage largely held steady over the last two days, giving him the overall race crown. The team won the flat first stage of the Volta a Catalunya, but not in the manner by which they regularly win flat stages. New acquisition Smukulis made the morning breakaway and had it stick to the finish. Last shedding former teammate Ben
of , Smukulis soloed to victory 28 seconds ahead of the charging peloton. It was his first professional victory, and he was visibly emotional as he crossed the finish line. He held the race lead for a second day before giving it up on the high mountain stage 3, as he lost nearly 17 minutes that day. At the Tour of the Basque Country, Albasini won the mountains classification thanks to back-to-back nearly day-long efforts in the breakaways in stages 4 and 5. Also, Martin won the time trial which closed out the event, again besting Klöden, though this time the elder German was the overall race winner. The team was successful on two fronts at the Tour of California. Van Garderen showed solid climbing legs on the race's two summit finishes. Though he was more than a minute back of the stage winner both days, he was well better than the majority of the field, including all his rivals for the youth classification. He won the award at the end of the race by almost six minutes over 's Andrew Talansky. The last stage featured a group sprint finish. Where their leadout train had been outmaneuvered by 's earlier in the race, this time Goss was successfully delivered to the line first. Van Garderen's final overall placing was fifth. Degenkolb and Albasini both found their way into the winner's circle at Bayern-Rundfahrt. First, Degenkolb edged out fellow young German sprinter Marcel Kittel in the finish to stage 2. Albasini won a breakaway sprint the next day, best of a nine-man group. This win gave him the race lead for a day, and he held on to finish on the event's final podium in third place.
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